Sr. ASIC Design Engineer

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Networking
  • Job Id
    1263698
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Cisco’s silicon team has a proud heritage with over 20-years of demonstrated excellence in delivering creative, high performance, quality silicon across Cisco’s networking portfolio. Network processors, DSP, wireless, security, SoCs and beyond, silicon provides the differentiation that enables Cisco products to achieve multi-billion dollars in revenue. Our team in Research Triangle Park is looking for forward-thinking, hardworking, and passionate ASIC engineers to help lead Cisco through the digital transformation of today. You will be challenged to tap into your expertise to architect, design, verify, and implement Cisco’s next generation of state of the art ASICs.

Responsibilities:

  • Author micro-architecture specifications and participate in specification and test plan reviews.
  • Architect and implement complex RTL designs.
  • Collaborate with the physical design team to resolve implementation and timing issues and to optimize power.
  • Scope third party IP requirements and solicit vendors.
  • Analyze code coverage and provide feedback to the verification team to achieve coverage closure.
  • Triage, debug, and root cause simulation, software bring-up, and customer failures.
  • Perform diagnostic and post silicon validation tests in the lab.
  • Mentor and coach colleagues.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer engineering.
  • 5+ years of ASIC design experience.
  • Excellent Verilog/System Verilog programming skills.
  • Proficient in physical design, implementation, and synthesis constraints.
  • Experience with low-power design and clock domain crossings.
  • Strong interactive and waveform debug skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Collaborative and team-focused with the commitment to learn and grow.
  • Understanding of networking and packet forwarding architectures highly desirable.
  • Scripting experience (Python, Perl, TCL, shell programming) highly desirable.

Cisco’s RTP silicon team provides a unique experience for ASIC engineers by combining the resources offered by a large multi-geography silicon organization and a large campus (with onsite gym, healthcare, and café, social interest groups, and philanthropy), with the startup culture and breadth of growth opportunities that working in a smaller ASIC team can provide. At Cisco we connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals; and we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are leaders with vision, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. We Are Cisco.

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.
  • We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.
  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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